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A “Living” Chandelier Filled with Algae by Julian Melchiorri

A “Living” Chandelier Filled with Algae by Julian Melchiorri

September 26, 2017

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Christopher Jobson

London-based designer and engineer Julian Melchiorri has designed an elegant new lighting solution that is part chandelier and part living organism. Titled Exhale, the piece is comprised of 70 glass petals of varying shape that contain a solution of green algae sustained by daylight, LEDs, and a drip-feed of nutrients. The lighting design won the 2017 Emerging Talent Medal at the London Design Festival and was on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum. More



Art Photography Science

Contemporary Artistic Arrangements of Microscopic Diatoms by Klaus Kemp

Contemporary Artistic Arrangements of Microscopic Diatoms by Klaus Kemp

Sep.17.14

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Christopher

Ever since exploring slides of arranged diatoms earlier this year from the California Academy of Sciences, I was left with one small question: how? Diatoms are tiny single-cell algae encased in jewel-like shells that are among the smallest organisms on Earth of which there are an estimated 100,000 extant species. How does one go about finding, capturing, cleaning, organizing, and arranging these artistic displays that are so small they are measured in microns? More



Art Photography Science

Artistic Arrangements of Microscopic Algae Viewed Through a Microscope

Artistic Arrangements of Microscopic Algae Viewed Through a Microscope

Jan.29.14

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Christopher

Photograph of diatoms collected in Russia and arranged on a microscope slide in 1952 by A.L. Brigger.

Photograph of fossil diatoms collected in Pt. Reyes National Seashore in Marin County, California, and arranged on a microscope slide in 1968 by A.L. Brigger.

Black and white photograph of fossil radiolaria arranged on a slide by R.F. Behan. The slide label reads “Prize Medal Paris 1867 Polycystina; Springfield, Barbados.” The arrangement is approximately 3 millimeters in diameter. More

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